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10 Arrested During Protests in Capitol Hill Neighborhood

Police arrested 10 people during protests in the Capitol Hill neighborhood Saturday evening.

A group of protestors left Cal Anderson Park just before 5 pm and began marching in the streets. They wound their way through the city while members of the group damaged property, including spray painting buildings and smashing windows.

The group returned to Capitol Hill and began lighting fires in dumpsters. Police issued a dispersal order to the crowd. The group refused to follow the order. As officers moved forward individuals in the crowd began throwing rocks, bottles, and fireworks at officers. Police then used blast balls to move the crowd to a safe distance. The Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire.

In total 10 arrests were made for failure to disperse, assault and property damage.